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is covering the romney campaign in boston. we begin with bigad shaban. >> reporter: president obama is spending election day in chicago. he cast his ballot there during early voting almost two weeks ago. the president wrapped up his campaign in des moines last night, just steps away from his iowa headquarters during his first presidential bid in 2008. >> are you fired up? >> reporter: president obama made one final plea for votes in the critical battleground state. >> after all the months of campaigning, after all the rallies, after the millions of dollars of ads, it all comes down to you. it's out of my hands now. >> reporter: president obama plans to continue his election day tradition of playing basketball with friends. >> reporter: i'm randall pinkston in boston. underscoring how close this election is expected to be, the first town in the nation to vote ended in a tie. >> this has never happened before. we have a tie. >> reporter: they gave five votes each for the president and mitt romney. romney plans to cast his own ballot in massachusetts this morning. he will then immediat
at the stage in boston, as a matter of fact, where the crowd, a lot more subdued as you might expect is awaiting mitt romney to step forward and at some point i suspect soon, we will hear from the former governor of massachusetts who as we said is in boston. he will come forward to acknowledge he has been defeated despite running a very tough and hard campaign against an incumbent as has been noted many times, this is the first time since franklin roosevelt has been re-elected with unemployment this high. but here we are. >> that was a key issue in the exit polling tonight, derek. people talking about the economy and trying to find a best way forward. there were so many undecided voters who are trying to decide do we stick with the current course. is it change that we need. the economy and its progress out of one of the worst recessions we have ever seen. a key issue in this undecided women voters. so many elements we didn't even have 4 years ago. >> we talked about how close the election would be. if the numbers hold up and just perhaps president obama gets florida or virginia, the
on tuesday, back in the mid-50s on wednesday but right now a >>> three days ago the boston celtics spoiled the washington wizards' home opener but coach randy whitman was impressed with the heart he saw on the court. tonight the wiz going for revenge in bean town. once again you could say they played with heart. the wizards put everything they had out on the floor. they were down at 11 at one point. here, kevin jams it home to tie things up at 80. now 30 seconds left. still tied up at 16. rajon rondo nails the two- pointer to take the lead for boston. time winding down. chris singleton, watch this, sees some room, slams it home. we are headed to overtime. in o.t., though, the celtics able to pull away. the wizards gave at great effort but lose by six and fall to 0-3 on the season. check out this scene. the second leg of d.c. united's playoff series had to be postponed because of all that snow. about 700 united fans made the trek. the first leg was moved to d.c. because of superstorm sandy. >>> more accolades may be on the way for the nationals. adam laroche has been awarded, and now, no bi
. susan mcginnis is with the romney campaign at its head quarters in boston. spew on the, a littlable -- sueson, a little bit about the move there. >> reporter: well, it's pretty upbeat so far. the -- the convention center here just opened up to guests and there are about 5,000 potential guests here and about 1200 of them are the media. among this people that you talk to here of course these are owl romney supporters and donors, very very upbeat that they do have this -- this infamous task to the electoral college that many say obama has the advantage in. but they do feel optimistic that governor romney can pull this off tonight although not everybody is very optimistic that we will hear a result tonight. a lot of people are betting on close to midday tomorrow to learn the final results. obviously tonight we will get exit polls and probability. >> what about ohio? again those last-minute trips there. and the possibility of maybe an upset in pennsylvania, is there talk of that? >> reporter: yeah, there's a lot of talk about there are there's a lot of -- there's a lot of talk about ohio
in boston where he votes tomorrow. and the final push is about getting as many people out to the election booth as possible. >> that is what is going to decide this. frankly there is very few, if any undecided voters left. >> more than 27 million americans have already voted in 34 states and that number includes 50,000 people in the districts. wow. >>> time for the lastest your money report of the morning. >> good morning jessica. >> reporter: good morning to both of you. good morning to everybody as home. it is all about the elections on wall street. things will likely be quiet until wednesday, as long as we don't have another day like friday. stocks tanked on concerns that the airlines and insurance companies will see earnings suffer after hurricane sandy. the dow stands at 13118 after sinking 114 points. the nasdaq lost 38 and the s & p 500 was down by 13. all bets are off until the results from the elections are in tuesday night or wednesday morning. analysts are expecting the market to react. conventional wisdom says investors should expect a rally and a possible sell off if presiden
is covering this election night. first we'll go to jan crawford in boston with the romney campaign. jan? >> reporter: well, scott, after 17 months of campaigning, that hard fought primary, and then, of course, the bruising general election battle, governor romney and his wife ann cast their votes this morning here in massachusetts. then governor romney was off for a little more campaigning trying to get every possible vote. he went to ohio and pennsylvania. here's what he said when he met with some campaign workers in that must-win state of ohio. >> we f we get folks out to vote we'll have the real change we need in this country and i'm so excited about the prospects. i've got to tell you, i'm buoyed by the spirit of the people across the nation. the enthusiasm, the support, the energy. >> we love you, man! >> thank you. (cheers and applause). >> reporter: that, of course, is the key if they can get their supporters out to vote. campaign sources i'm talking to say they're encouraged by what they're seeing. they have big turnout, their numbers will outperform what john mccain did in 2008
in the boston section of arlington still in the dark. surae chinn spent the day with crews trying to get the lights back on. >> reporter: it's a welcome sight to residents after sandy's destruction. >> what we have here is what was a real quagmire. >> reporter: the more damage, the longer the outage and the wait for repairs. waiting anxiously is agnes, bundled up on day two without power, she's learned from, pierce with four days in the dark -- experience with four days in the dark from the derecho. the kristin family is trying to stay plugged in. >> we went down to the local starbucks and filled up the local electricity to get some homework done. >> how cold is it? >> it's freezing. >> did you do all your homework? >> reporter: heard the moment it all went dark. at the height of the storm a tree came crashing down taking
guardia, about 40 mile-per- hour wind in boston and a 54 mile-per-hour wind gust in nantucket. our highest wind gust is 26 in annapolis. we have a little light rain and showers pushing across parts of the metro area primarily east of i-95. that will be the best chance to see anything in terms of precipitation. temperatures are chilly, 40s and 30s, 39 in gaithersburg, 40 in rockville, 40 in great falls, 40 in fairfax, still 42 in college park and 41 in bowie. so tracking the nor'easter, light rain and/or snow primarily east of town tonight. it will stay dry in the western suburbs. good news for everyone, it will be a dry morning commute. keep your jacket handy and sunglasses tomorrow. yes, we'll see a fair amount of sunshine. now we see showers and rain baltimore, anne arundel into prince george's county. it moves out pretty fast. the clouds hang tough through midnight. then we see breaks and by tomorrow afternoon we're looking at pretty much pure sunshine. the winds will pick up, though. remember we're talking low 50s, but dress for the 40s tomorrow because it's going to feel a little blustery.
at the boston convention center. i talked to a top campaign aide, he said they were feeling confident. they like what they're seeing in their internal polls. now it's just all about which of these candidates' supporters are most intense and most enthusiastic and how many of them are going to turn out to vote today. >> jan crawford, thank you. president obama made his last campaign stops monday in wisconsin, ohio, and iowa. and after his final rally in des moines, the president spent the night in his hometown of chicago. nancy is there. good morning. >> reporter: the president is waking up in his own townhouse th morning, and unlike governor romney, he is staying put. no campaign stops. he'll play a traditional pickup basketball game with friends and aides, maybe drop by obama campaign headquarters to thank all of his staffers and volunteers. then tonight he will head to this convention center for what he hopes will be a victory party. on a clear, chilly night, president obama joined 20,000 supporters at the same corner in downtown des moines where he opened a small campaign office back in 2007.
york and boston, problems look few and far between on thanksgiving evil and that's a good thing -- thanksgiving eve and that's a good thing. tonight dipping into the 30s in town, 20s north and west. tomorrow and sunday look decent as well, maybe a little bit more sunshine tomorrow, 55, 54 on sunday, and then next week check it out, we're going to be looking at temperatures in the mid if not upper 50s and potentially over 60 by thanksgiving. we'll be back with more 9 news now at noon in just a moment. >>> we are back with c.c. williamson. she is an expert with the usda, and she's going to tell us how to really prepare great stuffing. i've been tasting it. it is so good. and how to stuff the turkey safely. so she's been sautis some onions and some celery, and you just added some -- >> some sage and thyme in here. >> oh, gosh, that smells good. >> but the most important part of the recipe is to use your food thermometer to make sure whether you do it in a casserole like this or you stuff it inside the bird that the stuffing reaches 165 because that's the temperature which you know
hampshire before returning to boston. susan mcginniss has more. >> reporter: president obama did a little dance in cincinnati where stevie wonder induced him. -- introduced him. also at ohio, mitt romney talked about the president's chances of winning. >> it is possible, but not likely. >> reporter: the candidates have been burning up jet fuel crisscrossing the country. sunday president obama was in new hampshire, florida, ohio and colorado. >> i know a bunch of you have voted. but if you haven't, there is still time. >> reporter: today he will hit florida, colorado and ohio before heading home for election day. mitt romney's battleground sunday included ohio, iowa, and pennsylvania. today he will visit florida, ohio, virginia and new hampshire. >> you are tired of being tired. not justton but all the time. >> both candidates saw huge crowds at their rallies this weekend. and both realize at this point it is all about getting as many people as possible into the election booth goos that is what is going to decide this. there is very few undecided voters left. >> we are props. ultimately, i
: his greatest works are part of the american landscape: abraham lincoln, in chicago... in boston, a memorial to the black soldiers who fought in the union army... and in new york's central park, the famous statue of civil war general william sherman. saint gaudens suffered from periods of depression, and while working on the sherman sculpture in paris, had a recurrence that one day became unbearable. >> mccullough: it was very early in the morning, still not quite light. and what he was going to do was kill himself by jumping off this bridge. >> safer: the pont des arts. >> mccullough: the pont des arts, the "bridge of the arts." and as he got out here, probably about where we're standing, the sun began to rise, and the whole faÇade of the louvre was lit up, all the bridges. and he said to himself, "i don't want to die. i want to live." and he started whistling, and walked back up to the studio happy as can be. it was paris. paris saved his life, literally saved his life. >> safer: we moved on to the sorbonne, paris's ancient university. it changed the lives of many other americ
today headed up to boston, 42. buffalo 46. chicago the clouds and 50. we're looking at some of the showers down from charlotte over toward raleigh, maybe out toward the outer banks as well. temperatures in the low to mid- 50s and in new york today mostly cloudy and 48. so around here our temperatures, yeah, they're going to be on the comfortable side. we'll -- still cool, upper 40s to low 50s around town. there's easton the warm spot at 53. looking at the forecast the next three days, today 50 'ish with clouds and sun so certainly a chilly day. tonight back in the 30s. partly cloudy sky, lighter winds. tomorrow 54. as we head toward saturday, that probably is the best day of the next seven with a temperature of 56. terps have a home game. they should be in pretty good shape. sunday the skins have a home game. we've been watching the potential for a coastal storm. i think maybe a late shower sunday night or early monday morning but right now i don't think we'll see much more than that. 52 sunday. 55 monday and 57 on tuesday. mainly dry through the period leading up toward tha
york city metropolitan area, really messy around boston but during the day the low will begin to lift out to the north and east and everything will begin to clear from the west to the east. so hopefully all the travel problems that are ensuing those will get better and the planes should be able to land and take off once again with more regularity once we get further into the day. i'm david bernard. >>> president obama is back at the white house this morning following his re-election victory on tuesday night. the pressure is on to forge an agreement with republicans. >> reporter: president obama and the first family returned to the white house wednesday evening, in his words more determined about the work that lies ahead. the president laid out part of a second term agenda in his victory speech tuesday night. >> rhee ducing our deficit, reforming our tax code, fixing our immigration system, freeing ourselves from foreign oil. >> reporter: earlier the president embraced staffers at his campaign headquarters in chicago. he acknowledged he has to bring the country together after a costly
and certainly boston. a cold start tomorrow morning. you need your jackets and sunglasses, no doubt. even gloves if you're standing in line. vote, weather no excuse tomorrow. we have no excuse whatsoever. wednesday we're tracking the nor'easter. haven't pulled the plug on it yet but the models are trending east away from land, which is a good thing. don't feel gypped. overnight, clear skies and cold. one blanket night, maybe two. 26 to 36. and winds nor'easterly at about 10. freeze warning in effect for pretty much the entire metro area. this is it for the growing season, folks. if you have plans outside, you haven't brought it in, leave them out. it's too late. tomorrow morning, mostly sunny, a cold start. grab your jackets and gloves. 30s and 40s. winds nor'easterly at 10. by afternoon, partly cloudy and chilly. a few high clouds coming in late. high temperatures near 50. winds nor'easterly at 10. next three days, green tomorrow, 49. yellow still for wednesday with a possible nor'easter. yes, it is a snowflake. 45. back to green, just cool on thursday with a few clouds, temperatures in the low
village. notorious boston mobster james "whitey" bulger, who spent 17 years in hiding before he was arrested last year, is in the hospital. the 83-year-old former leader of the winter hill gang is awaiting trial for 19 murders. he was taken from prison yesterday complaining of chest pains. gas lines straight out of the 1970s meet technology right out of the 1940s in a moment. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you've been years in the making. and there are many years ahead. join the millions of members who've chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. go long. try this... bayer? this isn't just a headache. trust me, this is new bayer migraine. [ male announcer ] it's the power of aspirin plus more in a triple action formula to relieve your tough migraines. new bayer migraine formula. >> pelley: finally tonight, it's gotten plenty tense on those long gasoline lines in new york and new jersey but ben tracy found a station where even after the hurricane it's still service with a smile. a smile and a very strong arm. >> reporter: in this
of the snow flurries right there. it's all notifying the east. it's still nasty around the cape and in boston getting strong winds this morning. look at these snow totals. greenwich, connecticut, six inches. 4 1/2 inches in central park. newark six inches of snow. parts of new jersey, two communities freehold and manchester around a foot of snow has occurred. really incredible considering the time of year. so far today our highest wind gusts in new york city is 36. notice we still have gusts at martha's vineyard at 60 miles per hour. that's where the worst weather is. overall it gradually will move out by tonight and tomorrow morning. >> is there any good weather news? >> you know for once i would like to talk to you and not have something twirling behind me. there is good news. more the weekend much warmer, temperatures might be above-normal and you'll see something we see a lot here, sunshine. >> the nor'easter turned airline schedules upside down again across the united states. mark strassman made it to laguardia airport. good morning. >> reporter: i pulled in here yesterday afternoon ahea
eastern time to concede the race. jan crawford is in boston where the republican nominee spoke to his supporters. >> reporter: governor romney waited about an hour to concede after the state of ohio was called for the president. everyone thought it's over but the romney campaign wanted to see some more of the actual votes from some of those suburbs around cincinnati. they didn't want to give up. when colorado was declared for the president, the campaign knew that was it, romney picked up the phone and called the president. >> this election is over, but our principles endure. i believe that the principles upon which this nation was founded are the only sure guide to aesurgent economy and to renewed greatness. >> reporter: a defeated mitt romney was gracious. >> i believe in america. i believe in the people of america. >> reporter: after running for president for 17 months, his campaign came up empty. >> like so many of you, paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> reporter: there was clear disappointment as the reality of what could have
with as they pull away. look at the winds. they are still gusting up to 28 in boston. it is a pretty wide area. it's pretty big. 29 miles per hour wind gusts downtown. and in the ocean city. that's the good news. they will subside. and close in view. so the temperatures in the 50s right now, if you go out, go and dress for the temperatures in the 30s and the 40s. and the wind gust at 25 in manassas and in the 40s. even down towards frederick when you go to 23 miles per hour. 52 downtown. upper 40s in frederick and gaithersburg. and for tonight, clear, breezy, cold. one to two in the pros. the northwest at 10 to 20. and we'll let you know a nice weekend over the weekend. >>> people are learning some hard lessons from super storm sandy. among those struggling to recover is our own bruce leshan who is trying to rebuild after a tree nearly wiped out his home. he is hoping what he is learning helps others. >> reporter: a week ago, i lived in a forest of this view. but all the way around the neighborhood now, the chain saws are buzzing. the cranes are ripping the logs out of people's backyards. my neigh
in the 3800 block of wilson boulevard which is in the boston area. virginia dominion spokesman tells us power could be restored within the hour in fact by there. bge is reporting more than 6,000 outages and pepco within the last hour has 13 customers without power. kristin fisher is here now with more on the intense recovery effort underway now in northeast, good morning. >> reporter: up and down the coast millions of people remain in the dark. the damage in the billions of dollars. and the death toll at least 63 people. but that number is likely only going to continue to climb as new jersey and new york begin to transition from the search and rescue phase to the recovery which in many ways most folks say is more daunting. yesterday, president obama brought some hope to hard hit new jersey pledging to be in it for the long haul. he toured the garden state with governor chris christie where entire neighborhoods are still underwater. the president said his top priority, getting the power back on especially atwater filtration plants and other critical infrastructure. his second priority? transpo
four days ago the boston celtics spoiled the washington wizards' home opener but coach whitman was impressed with the heart that he saw on the court that night. well, last night the wiz going for revenge in beantown and once again you can say they played with some heart. the wizards put everything they had out on the floor. down 11 at one point in the fourth, here underneath. jams it home to tie things up at 80. now 30 seconds left, still tied up. rajon rondo nailings the two pointer and gives the celtics the lead. but with time winding down, wiz down two. singleton and slams it home and we're headed to overtime. in ot though the celtics able to pull away. rondo finds bass down the court for the dagger. wizards gave a good effort but lose this one by six. and fall to 0-3 on the season. >>> check out this scene. the second leg of d.c. united's playoff series against new york was postponed from last night to tonight because of heavy snowfall from the nor'easter. if you recall, their first leg was already moved from new york -- new jersey to d.c. because of superstorm sandy. look
on to romney headquarters up in boston where susan mcginnis is live and susan, governor romney's been very busy with election day. and that's sort of a break with tradition right? >> reporter: they do. mitt romney made a late decision derek to keep campaigning up until the 1 #th hour. he -- 11th hour. he did some campaigning in cleveland and then pittsburgh. he didn't want the lose the election without having done everything he possibly could. he decided to spend some time in states, in pittsburgh he was growthed by about 1,000 -- greeted by about 1,000 supporters. this is when you know you're going to win. >> speaking of whether or not he knows he's going to win, the numbers have not been looking so great for romney in the last couple of weeks. did you hear any wavering in the confidence that governor romney will rise up and take this thing? >> reporter: the party line from the romney camp is all optimistic. they are not wavering at all. the -- the lead is -- the lead is going to the president but it is razor thin. you know anybody lived through a lot of elections knows it could go either way
. randall pinkston, cbs news, boston. >>> closer to home, some of the first returns we'll see tonight will be from the swing state of virginia. >> and the commonwealth is also the site of a very highly contested senate race. with more on the battleground virginia, jessica doyle joins us now from the election wall. details on the election pitting two former governors against each other for a u.s. senate seat. good morning, jess. >>reporter: good morning to both of you. good morning to everybody at home. the nation's attention, of course, has been captured by the neck-in-neck race for the white house. in virginia the key senate race there looks just as close as this is an important race because it could determine whether democrats maintain control in the senate or hand over power to the republicans. taking a look at the race, democrat tim kaine and republican george allen are duking it out for this senate seat being 78cateed by jim webb. he's the democrat that beat george allen four years ago. allen was governor from 1994 to 1998 during a time of economic growth in both the state and t
. it took seven minutes to fill boston's fenway park. ♪ >> i don't do it for the business side of everything and no offense but to do interviews, that's not what i signed up for this for. i love playing music and that's what it's about. >> for cbs "this morning," manuel bojorquez, dallas. >>> he was here. he's a really great guy. for what he's been through, cheater, cheater, pumpkin eaters, you never know. what about her. you never do until you're in that situation. they decided to work it out. i think that's good for them. >> i'm a big fan of his music and wish them the best. >> steven spielberg's new movie "lincoln" brings our 6th president to life. doris kearns goodwin booking brought the president to the big screen. >>> things which are equal to the same thing are equal to each other. that's a rule. it's true because it works. has done and always will do. >> daniel day-lewis plays the title role in the new movie "lincoln" and he's a knockout. based on the best selling book "team of rivals" by doris kearns goodwin. good morning. >> good morning. i'm glad to be here. >> this is so great to
it a victory rally with kid rock and his supporters and then in boston tomorrow for election night. that's where his campaign headquarters are, with thousands of supporters hopeful for a victory tomorrow night. the victory and whether or not he'll win very much uncertain at this point. this race is very close. when you talk to top advisers they will say they think they will win but then again it's going to be close. you can get a sense from them no one really knows what's going to happen. we'll have to wait until tomorrow night. for cbs "this morning," i'm jan crawford in sanford, florida. >> president obama has a full day of campaigning today in three of those crucial swing states, wisconsin, ohio and iowa. nancy cordes is in madison, wisconsin. >> reporter: president obama arrived in madison, wisconsin at about 3:00 in the morning after a full day of campaigning on sunday. he is due to speak to the crowd in a few hours, obviously, some folks are already here and very fired up. he spends today in three critical battleground states in the midwest starting out in wisconsin then heading to
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